Blueprint Of Ayodhya Mosque Unveiled

Blueprint Of Ayodhya Mosque Unveiled


he Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation Trust on Saturday unveiled the blueprint of the mosque along with other facilities that will be constructed on the five-acre land along with amenities, allotted by the state government in Ayodhya’s Dhannipur village.

The Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation Trust also stated that if the proposed maps get the required approval from the authorities concerned in time, then work on the site might start from the Republic Day. In case the permissions are not granted in time, then the project delay for the next proposed date of commencing work will be the Independence Day expectedly. Earlier, the Trust had confirmed that besides the mosque providing other facilities such as a research centre on Indo-Islamic culture and study, charitable hospital, community kitchen, museum and public library will also be built on the site. According to the blueprint, the rectangular shape layout of the complex in Dhannipur village also includes a speciality hospital, 300-bed hospital complex will be six times the size of the mosque. Community kitchen and a museum housed in vertical structure. 

On the other hand, the mosque will have available space for 2,000 namazis at a time and this will be four times bigger than Babri Masjid. Day before yesterday, the blueprint of the whole area was showcased during an interaction and discussion with the Professor S M Akhtar, Founder Dean Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics at Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia University. Akhtar is also the consultant architect for the mosque complex project. Retired Professor of JNU Pushpesh Pant, who is the curator of the museum, along with Mumbai-based philanthropist Mohammad Shoib who has shown interest to raise funds for the hospital, also took part in the event to discuss plan and design virtually. “Professor Akhtar has showcased the plan of the entire mosque complex along with the four-storey 200-bed super speciality hospital, which will include all modern facilities. The mosque will have two floors and will be spherical in shape,” said Athar Husain, secretary and spokesperson of the foundation Trust.

Husain stated that “In Islam, there is no tradition of a grand celebration for the foundation stone laying ceremony of a mosque. Once the project is completed, we can arrange a big event. The date of January 26 has been chosen as on this day our Constitution came into effect,”. The Trust officials stated about the budget and name as of now they do not have a detailed plan to collect contribution for the project. A rough estimate suggested that only the hospital will cost around Rs 100 crore, though a final name for the mosque has not been decided yet.